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Doctor insights on: Why Are My Nails Twisting When They Grow

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How fast do nails grow?

How fast do nails grow?

3-12 months: Fingernails typically grow out completely in 3-6 months and toenails in 6-12 months. ...Read more

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Why do my nails grow down?

Why do my nails grow down?

Difficult to say: There are many changes that can occur with the nails. Many can be benign but some changes (downward curling being one of them) can be a sign of systemic disease, particularly lung disease. You should see you primary care doctor and possibly a dermatologist to help determine what is going on. ...Read more

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How can I grow nails long and strong?

How can I grow nails long and strong?

Strong Nails: Several vitamins are notable for their support of strong, healthy nails, so seek these out in the foods you eat or as supplements. Vitamin A helps the body process protein, needed to sustain the nail bed and ward off hangnails. A lack of vitamin B may cause ridges and fragile nails. Biotin (also known as vitamin B7) is notable for its treatment of weak, split-prone nails. ...Read more

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Why me nails keep breaking as they grow..New thing?

Why me nails keep breaking as they grow..New thing?

Soft nails: Nails break because they are soft. It can be associated with low thyroid or poor nutritional state. If blood tests are ok it can be treated on the outside with dermanial or genedur. Internal vitamins with high biotin levels and silica can be helpful. Oral digestive enzymes taken 3-4 with a meal work to strengthen nails due to poor nutrition. ...Read more

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Do you know if there is any way I can make my nails grow faster?

Do you know if there is any way I can make my nails grow faster?

Genadur: Genadur is a prescription nail laquer that is fda approved for treatment of fragile brittle nails, but it also seems to help the nails grow. Some people are calling it "latisse for nails". ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could get my nails to grow stronger and faster?

Stronger Nails: Apply prescription Genadur to your nails once a day and take Biotin 2.5mg per day to strengthen and grow your nails. ...Read more

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What is the best and most effective way to grow healthy long nails fast?

What is the best and most effective way to grow healthy long nails fast?

Take: Take biotin 2500mcg daily, moisturize nails with eucerin smooth essentials lotion frequently and eat good protein diet. Nail polish weekly with or without color. ...Read more

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How to grow nails as fast as possible and avoid eating them or bitting them off?

How to grow nails as fast as possible and avoid eating them or bitting them off?

Polish: One trick to avoid biting is to keep polish on them. You will be less likely to bite with a thick coat of polish there. Try it! ...Read more

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Will my nails grow healthly aftr 10 yrs bitting them?N what are the ways to grow nails faster?

Nails: When you bite you are biting dead areas. You have not damaged the growth region - yes they should grow quite healthy if you siop biting. ...Read more

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My nails look bad cz i used to eat them and some nails are green how to cure so they look nice and grow properly?

Nail biting: If you have stopped nail biting, you can try gelatin. This seems to help with strenthening the nails. If you can not stop nail biting, you may need to see a behavioral specialists. I would also check with your provider for causes of discoloration that are not due to nail biting. ...Read more